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Optimus L5 - £100

Optimus L5
Optimus L5
Optimus L5

All features

Date Announced21/02/2012
Operating SystemAndroid
Storage Capacity4 GB
Touch ScreenTouch Screen
Camera5 MP
Screen Size4"
External StorageExternal Storage
Performance Rating17
Battery Life10 Hours
Processor TypeSingle Core
Ram0.5 GB

Available Colours

Why this smartphone is built for you


The LG Optimus L5

The LG Optimus L5 sits between the L3 and the L7 in the Optimus range. It is an entry-level smartphone that runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich.


This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 144PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.


The Optimus L5 has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 480p. This phone does not have a front facing camera.


Performance is provided by a 0.8GHz single core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 17 out of 100.

Battery Life

The Optimus L5 has an estimated battery life of around 10 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1540mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.


1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The L5 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.


The LG Optimus L5 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. It also has NFC which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.


The Optimus L5 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.


The Optimus L5 is a good phone for a first time buyer and is a very capable offering from LG.